[The Flora of Mt. Adams] [Common Trees of Mt. Adams]

The Common Shrubs of Mt. Adams

 


Coniferous Shrubs:

Common Juniper: Juniperus communis var. montana -


Broadleaf Shrubs:

The Birch Family on Mt. Adams: Betulaceae

The Alders of Mt. Adams: The Genus Alnus

1. Mountain Alder: Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia -

2. White Alder, California Alder: Alnus rhombifolia

3. Red Alder: Alnus rubra -

4. Sitka Alder, Slide Alder, Wavy-leaved Alder: Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata (formerly Alnus sinuata)

The Birch of Mt. Adams: The Genus Betula

1. Dwarf Birch, Bog Birch , Scrub Birch: Betula nana (formerly B. glandulosa var. glandulosa)

Hazelnuts and Filberts of Mt. Adams: The Genus Corylus

1. Hazelnut, Filbert: Corylus cornuta var. californica

The Staff-tree Family: Celastraceae

1. Oregon Boxwood: Pachistima myrsinites

The Gooseberry or Currant Family: Grossulariaceae

1. Mapleleaf Currant: Ribes acerifolium

2. Stink Currant: Ribes bracteosum

3. Wax Currant: Ribes cereum var. cereum

4. Swamp Gooseberry: Ribes lacustre

5. Alpine Prickly Currant, Mt. Gooseberry: Ribes montigenum

6. Swamp Red Currant: Ribes triste

7. Sticky Currant: Ribes viscosissimum

8. Spiny Gooseberry: Ribes watsonianum

The Buckthorn Family on Mt. Adams: Rhamnaceae

1. Deer Brush: Ceanothus integerrimus

2. Mahala Mat: Ceanothus prostratus

3. Buck Brush: Ceanothus sanguineus

4. Snow Brush: Ceanothus velutinus var. velutinus

5. Cascara: Rhamnus purshiana

The Rose Family on Mt. Adams: Rosaceae

The Wild Cherries of Mt. Adams: The Genus Prunus

1. Bittercherry: Prunus emarginata var. emarginata

2. Bittercherry: Prunus emarginata var. mollis ?

The Bitterbrush of Mt. Adams: The Genus Purshia

1. Antelope Bitterbrush: Purshia tridentata

The Roses of Mt. Adams: The Genus Rosa

1. Little Wild Rose: Rosa gymnocarpa

2. Nootka Rose: Rosa nutkana var. hispida

3. Clustered Wild Rose: Rosa pisocarpa

4. Pearhip Rose: Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana

5. Harison's Rose, Pioneer Rose: Rosa x harisonii

The Blackberries & Brambles of Mt. Adams: The Genus Rubus

1. Dwarf Bramble: Rubus lasiococcus

2. Black Raspberry, Blackcap: Rubus leucodermis var. leucodermis

3. Thimbleberry: Rubus parviflorus var. parviflorus

4. Fiveleaved Bramble, Strawberry Bramble: Rubus pedatus

5. Salmonberry: Rubus spectabilis var. spectabilis

6. Pacific Blackberry, Trailing Blackberry, Dewberry: Rubus ursinus ssp. macropetalus

The Spiraea of Mt. Adams: The Genus Spiraea

1. Pyramid Spiraea: Spiraea X pyramidata

2. Shiny-leaf Spiraea: Spiraea betulifolia var. lucida

3. Douglas' Spiraea, Hardhack: Spiraea douglasii var. douglasii

4. Subalpine Spiraea: Spiraea splendens var. splendens

The Willow Family on Mt. Adams: Salicaceae

The Cottonwood of Mt. Adams: The Genus Populus - Both species of Populus listed here are generally more tree-like in their form.

1. Black Cottonwood: Populus balsamifera ssp. trichocarpa

2. Quaking Aspen: Populus tremuloides

The Willows of Mt. Adams: The Genus Salix

1. Barclay's Willow: Salix barclayi

2. Drummond's Willow: Salix drummondiana

3. Geyer's Willow: Salix geyeriana

4. Shining WIllow: Salix lucida ssp. lasiandra

5. Bog Willow: Salix pedicellaris

6. Piper's Willow: Salix piperi

7. Diamondleaf Willow: Salix planifolia

8. Scouler's Willow: Salix scouleriana - Often more tree-like in form.

9. Sitka Willow: Salix sitchensis


Paul Slichter